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Tahoe Ten: Jackie Greene, ‘The Crucible’ in Truckee highlight weekend events

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Here are the Sierra Sun-Bonanza's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend:

Jackie Greene at Crystal Bay Club

Hard-working singer-songwriter Jackie Greene — along with his seven studio albums, he's played lead guitar for the Black Crowes and several Grateful Dead offshoots — will bring his Americana-centric sound to the North Shore this weekend. Greene will play a solo acoustic show Friday and a full band set Saturday.

Where: Crystal Bay Crown Room

When: 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 20-21

Cost: $25 for both shows; limited tickets for Friday's seated show

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Online: crystalbaycasino.com

Niki J Crawford at CBC

Niki J Crawford, a high-energy singer-songwriter from Louisiana, brings her infusion of soul, funk and R&B to the Crystal Bay Casino on Saturday for a free show in the Red Room.

Where: Crystal Bay Red Room

When: 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21

Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

Jeff Sullivan at The Bookshelf

Jeff Sullivan, an award-winning landscape photographer and author of "Photographing California V2 South: A guide to the Natural Landmarks of the Golden State," will be at The Bookshelf on Saturday.

Where: The Bookshelf, Truckee

When: 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21

Cost: Free

Online: bookshelfstores.com

Truckee Community Theater presents "The Crucible"

Take a trip to the historic downtown Truckee Community Theater and back in time a few hundred years to witness a performance of The Crucible the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Where: Truckee Community Theater, located in Community Arts Center

When: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 20-21; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22

Cost: $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 kids

Online: truckeecommunitytheater.com

Woodward Tahoe ski/snowboard lessons

Woodward Tahoe offers "Start with Woodward" and "Ride with Woodward" programs for kids ages 6 and older who want to either learn the basic skills of snowboarding and skiing or learn specific tricks and riding styles.

When: Friday-Sunday, Nov. 20-22

Where: Woodward Tahoe, Boreal Mountain Resort

Cost: $129 half-day; $159 full-day

Online: woodwardtahoe.com

Jeffrey James at Cottonwood

Jeffrey James, a singer-songwriter who hails from Madison, Wis., brings his soulful, acoustic-driven melodies to Truckee for a free Friday show at the Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar.

When: Friday, Nov. 20

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

Cost: Free

Online: cottonwoodrestaurant.com

The George Souza Band at Moody's

Guitar aficionado George Souza and his band will showcase their flamenco, jazz and blues stylings this weekend with back-to-back free shows in downtown Truckee.

When: Friday-Saturday, Nov. 20-21

Where: Moody's Bistro, Bar & Beats, Truckee

Cost: Free

Online: moodysbistro.com

Audioboxx at Harveys Lake Tahoe

All varieties of rock and roll will fill the Cabo Wabo Cantina at Harveys Lake Tahoe when Reno's Audioboxx, who plays everything from classic rock to heavy metal, takes the stage for two free shows this weekend.

When: Friday-Saturday, Nov. 20-21

Where: Harvey's Cabo Wabo Cantina

Cost: Free

Online: harveystahoe.com

Petty Theft at Hard Rock Casino

San Francisco's ultimate Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band, Petty Theft will perform Tom Petty's most revered classics and most current hits Saturday on the South Shore.

When: Saturday, Nov. 21

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Stateline

Cost: $10

Online: hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com

Turkey Trot Dance in South Lake Tahoe

The Turkey Trot Dance — which includes a performance by the 17-piece Tahoe Dance Band, appetizers, desserts, beverages and door prizes — will take place Friday night in South Lake Tahoe.

When: Friday, Nov. 20

Where: South Lake Tahoe Senior Center

Cost: $10 adults, $5 for those under 21

Online: tahoefunruns.com